3 natural alternatives to decongestant medication

Winter is around the corner and with it, so are colds and flus. These are always accompanied by terrible symptoms which we immediately want and need to tend to in order to get on our way. More often, the viruses prey on children and the elderly who cannot or should not take certain medications to … Continue reading 3 natural alternatives to decongestant medication

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The dangers of indoor air for your health

In colder areas of the globe, being able to open windows when the nicer weather rolls in becomes a sign of freedom. Freedom from winter, freedom from having to breathe warm, dry air continuously, freedom to breathe fresh outdoor air. I know this is the case in my home, and I love to be able … Continue reading The dangers of indoor air for your health

5 reasons to add Neem to your skincare routine

I was recently invited to write an article on skincare by the Fix Your Skin website , and  more than happy to comply! Want to find out more about Neem and skincare? Read below! A true “wonderleaf” we should be including in our beauty routines. - Neem (Azadirachta Indica). Not many people have heard of neem, let … Continue reading 5 reasons to add Neem to your skincare routine

Cosmetic ingredients that should never appear on your skincare label…

How often do you read the label before purchasing a skincare product? It is estimated that a woman applies an average of 168 chemicals to her body daily. It is not the individual, small amounts of each industrially produced synthetic chemical we should be concerned about, but rather the cumulative and combined effects, over time … Continue reading Cosmetic ingredients that should never appear on your skincare label…

Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

An increasing number of skincare companies have discovered the natural benefits of adding essential oils to skincare products. We see skincare creams with a variety of essential oils, but most often, the limited percentage of the oils, mixed in with a myriad of other ingredients and chemical fillers and additives, greatly diminish the effects of … Continue reading Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

An essential oil worthy of your time…

For those of you passionate about essential oils you understand, appreciate and have experienced  the virtues of this oil. Its aromatic scent will uplift your spirit and support an invigorating mood and mental alertness. Its menthol constituent will aid the digestive tract as well as help alleviate nausea and headaches. Have you guessed the essential … Continue reading An essential oil worthy of your time…

Do you truly know your skin type and how to care for it?

We all think we know the type of skin we have, but if we look closer, we realize there  is more to it than we think. Whereas we may think we have "normal" skin, in reality, it always tends to be what we identify as "oily" or "dry" skin. Then, are we using the right … Continue reading Do you truly know your skin type and how to care for it?

Adding these teas to your daily routine can change your wellness journey…

How much do we love tea?  Here are only a few ways research has shown green and oolong teas to be beneficial to your health:  thanks to the catechins they contain (a natural antioxidant/polyphenolic compound) research has shown they can help reduce heart disease and related side-effects they significantly reduce cholesterol levels when consumed regularly they support … Continue reading Adding these teas to your daily routine can change your wellness journey…

Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…

An increasing number of skincare companies have discovered the natural benefits of adding essential oils to skincare products. We see skincare creams with a variety of essential oils, but most often, the limited percentage of the oils, mixed in with a myriad of other ingredients and chemical fillers and additives, greatly diminish the effects of … Continue reading Why more skincare companies should be adding citrus essential oils to their products…